„2019. Capturing Technology. Rethinking Arms Control.“
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, 15 March 2019
Draft Conference Agenda
Launch-Event & Welcome Reception
Scenesetter-presentation on the implications of new technologies for the future of international conflicts provided by the Rand Corporation.
from 08:00 hours
Registration and Gallery Walk
Conference Participants invited to give initial views at four thematic stations on Biotechnologies, Cyber-Instruments, Missile Technologies and LAWS.
Keynote Address by Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas
09:15 -10:15 hours
High Level Panel
Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Coffee Break and continuation of „Gallery Walk“
Weltsaal-Lounges, left and right
Two panels bringing together diplomats, military and science running in parallel
Two panels bringing together diplomats, military and science running in parallel.
Break-out Sessions (four parallel sessions)
Four highly interactive open discussions running in parallel, co-moderated by an expert researcher and a diplomat, results recorded by expert rapporteurs.
Final Plenary: Tomorrow’s Arms Control Architecture
Designated rapporteurs present results of four break-out sessions in the framework of a panel-discussion. Closing remarks by German Federal Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, Susanne Baumann.